Grumman F4F Wildcat Multirole Fighter V tier 1
Pilot

The best U.S. carrier-based fighter at the start of the war with Japan. Used from the outset through the end of the war.
Machine gun armament effective in close combat
Low survivability
Good airspeed and boost
Good maneuverability in horizontal turns
Effective in mid-altitude combat and in destroying small amounts of ground targets
Can carry bombs or rockets
  • 336,000
    Price
  • 12,500
    Research price

Configuration Grumman F4F Wildcat

Engine
V
0
Engine R-1830-76
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 567.0
Power 1200
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
V
R-1830-76
VI
3050
Engine R-1830-94
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 580.0
Power 1350
Price:
Research price 3,050
Purchase price 32,700
VI
3050
R-1830-94
VI
4700
Engine XR-1820-70
Specifications:
Engine Type air-cooled
Weight , kg 620.0
Power 1450
Price:
Research price 4,700
Purchase price 49,600
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
VI
4700
XR-1820-70
Airframe
IV
0
Airframe F4F-3
Specifications:
Weight , kg 2613.0
Hit Points 260
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
IV
F4F-3
IV
3100
Airframe F4F-4
Specifications:
Weight , kg 2763.0
Hit Points 280
Price:
Research price 3,100
Purchase price 45,500
Compatibility: Grumman F4F Wildcat
IV
3100
F4F-4
Wing-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (W)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 38
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Effective Fire Range , m 500
IV
4x12.7 mm M2 (W)
IV
0
Machine gun 12.7 mm M2 (W)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 38
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 700
Effective Fire Range , m 500
Price:
Purchase price 15,600
IV
6x12.7 mm M2 (W)
Outboard weapon
No weapons
III
0
Bombs 100 lb AN-M30A1
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1500
Damage Radius , m 50
Price:
Purchase price 400
III
2x100 lb AN-M30A1
IV
2400
Bombs 250 lb
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 2200
Damage Radius , m 60
Price:
Research price 2,400
Purchase price 750
IV
2400
2x250 lb
VIII
14500
Rockets 5'' HVAR Mk. 4
Effective against armored ground targets
Specifications:
Damage 1000
Damage Radius , m 30
Price:
Research price 14,500
Purchase price 500
VIII
14500
6x5'' HVAR Mk. 4

Specifications

Hit Points 260
Weight, kg 3420.0
Firepower 162
12.7 mm M2 (W) 4
12.7 mm M2 (W) 6
100 lb AN-M30A1 2
250 lb 2
5'' HVAR Mk. 4 6
Maneuverability 778
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 10.80
Rate of Roll, °/s 120
Controllability 83
Airspeed 530
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 520
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 520
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 700
Stall Speed, km/h 150
Rate of Climb, m/s 36.70
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 288
Altitude Performance, m 1000
Optimum Altitude, m 1000